Jean Squires (Kelloway)
SQUIRES, Lillian Jean (nee Kelloway) – Born in Perry’s Cove, NL on August 1, 1940. Passed peacefully away on Monday, May 28, 2018 at The Agnes Pratt Home, Lillian Jean Squires (nee Kelloway). Predeceased by her father Eugene Kelloway on Mar. 8, 1973; mother Millicent Kelloway (nee Swain) on Feb. 20, 1994 and brother Elwood Kelloway on June 5, 2016. Leaving to mourn with many loving memories, her husband Roger Squires; daughter and son-in-law: Susan Marie and Michael Watson; grandchildren Danielle Roach (Chris) and Justin Upshall; sisters: Ruby Rose, Melvina Squires (Joe) and twin sister Rose Mills; sister-in-law Judy Keough and brother in-law Clifton (Theresa) Squires; many nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives and friends. Jean’s smile was infectious and won her many friends as she moved with her family from Perry’s Cove to Buchans. Then, while married, she followed Roger as he pursued his career throughout Eastern Canada (Ottawa, Sault Ste. Marie, Moncton, Corner Brook and St. John’s). At one point in the 1970’s she was President of the Moncton Welcome Wagon Club. A devoted wife and mother she created a loving home at all times and left many friends behind, finding new ones in each city and staying in touch with all. She loved knitting, crocheting, children (especially babies) and cats. She loved to travel, loved and cared for her home and loved her little family, as they loved her. Resting at Barrett’s Funeral Home, 73 Commonwealth Avenue, Mount Pearl on Tuesday from 7-9pm and then on Wednesday from 2-4pm and 7-9pm. Funeral service to be held from First United Church, Mount Pearl on Thursday, May 31, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. Cremation to follow the service. There will be a service held from The United Church, Buchans, NL on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 4:00 p.m. with interment to follow at the Community Cemetery, Buchans, NL. Donations in her memory may be made to First United Church, The Alzheimer’s Society or The United Church, Buchans, NL A0H 1G0. Please visit www.barretts.ca to send a message of condolence.